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Young Research Library Department of Special Collections

The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections houses and provides access to the UCLA Library’s central collection of rare books and manuscripts in the humanities, social sciences, visual arts, and other special materials. The Department's rare book holdings consist of some 333,000 volumes, while its non-book holdings comprise more than 30 million manuscripts, 5 million photographs and negatives, ephemera, maps, works of art, architectural drawings and models, and other graphic arts material.

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texts 1,984
TOPIC
Conduct of life 557
Children's stories 184
Children -- Conduct of life 131
Christian life 109
Children's poetry 92
Birds 57
Boys -- Conduct of life 53
Animals 48
Girls -- Conduct of life 40
Cats 38
Children's stories, English 36
Dogs 31
Nursery rhymes 27
Children's poetry, English 24
Natural history 24
Painting 24
Perspective 24
Drawing 23
Family 23
Friendship 23
Orphans 23
Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519 21
Animal welfare 20
Moral education 20
Obedience 20
Adventure and adventurers 17
Education 17
Folklore -- Japan 17
Young women -- Conduct of life 17
Brothers and sisters 16
Girls 15
Painters 15
Whittington, Richard, d. 1423 15
Inheritance and succession 14
Pride and vanity 14
Folklore -- England 13
Picture books for children 13
Prejudices 13
Artists 12
Boys 11
Giants 11
Los Angeles County Museum of Art 11
Theft 11
Voyages and travels 11
Children -- Religious life 10
Christian education 10
Christmas stories 10
Country life 10
Fairy tales 10
Tracts 10
Altruism 9
Architects 9
Conversion 9
Diligence 9
Fairies 9
Insects 9
Quacks and quackery 9
Sunday school literature 9
Swine 9
Artists as teachers 8
Bible 8
Children 8
Children and animals 8
Children's stories, Danish 8
Fables 8
Foundlings 8
Illustrated children's books 8
Readers (Primary) 8
Science 8
Sisters 8
Architecture 7
Art, Modern 7
Avarice 7
Brothers 7
Charity 7
Curiosity 7
Deception 7
Farm life 7
Filial piety 7
Generosity 7
Honesty 7
Mural painting and decoration 7
Nature 7
Pets 7
Printers 7
Survival after airplane accidents, shipwrecks, etc 7
Truthfulness and falsehood 7
Work ethic 7
Amusements 6
Aphorisms and apothegms 6
Booksellers and bookselling 6
Children's stories, American 6
Christian literature for children 6
Courage 6
Domestic animals 6
Foxes 6
Kindness 6
Maxims, American 6
Miniature books 6
Seasons 6
Switzerland -- Description and travel Juvenile literature 6
Tatars 6
Temperance 6
Twins 6
University of California, Los Angeles. Dept. of Art 6
Youth -- Conduct of life 6
Animal behavior 5
Art 5
Art galleries, Commercial 5
Blindness 5
Children and death 5
Children's songs 5
Cousins 5
Donkeys 5
Family reunions 5
Gift books 5
Humility 5
Neutra, Richard Joseph, 1892-1970 5
Pets -- Social aspects 5
Pincushions 5
Powell, Lawrence Clark, 1906- 5
Printing 5
Refugees, Jewish 5
Ritchie, Ward, 1905-1996 5
Success 5
United States -- History Juvenile literature 5
University of California, Los Angeles 5
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections 5
Virtue 5
World War, 1939-1945 5
Zeitlin, Jake, 1902- 5
African Americans 4
Alphabets 4
Bauhaus 4
Building designers 4
Chapbooks, English 4
Child soldiers 4
Children's questions and answers 4
Chivalry 4
Collette, Buddy, 1921- 4
Contentment 4
Courtship 4
Dolls 4
Envy 4
Faith 4
False imprisonment 4
Ferus Gallery 4
Feuchtwanger, Lion, 1884-1958 4
Feuchtwanger, Marta 4
Flowers 4
Folklore 4
France -- History Revolution, 1789-1799 Juvenile literature 4
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 4
Happiness 4
Horses 4
Humane education 4
Indians of North America 4
Jazz musicians 4
Jews 4
Joseph (Son of Jacob) 4
Manners and customs 4
Marriage 4
Mice 4
Monkeys 4
Mothers and daughters 4
Musicians 4
Obstinacy 4
Physicians 4
Reading 4
Robin Hood (Legendary character) 4
Sailors 4
Thieves 4
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities 4
Wealth 4
World history 4
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 4
Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472 3
American Institute of Architects 3
Armitage, Merle, 1893-1975 3
Art teachers 3
Ballads, English 3
Birthdays 3
Blacklisting of authors 3
California Institute of the Arts 3
Castaways 3
Children's plays 3
Children's poetry, American 3
Christian education of children 3
Christian ethics 3
Christmas 3
Composers 3
Courtesy 3
Cruelty 3
Dahlstrom, Grant 3
Dawson's Book Shop 3
Depersonalization 3
Devotional literature 3
Didactic fiction 3
Dwan Gallery (Los Angeles, Calif.) 3
Etiquette 3
LANGUAGE
SHOW DETAILS
Title
Date Published
Creator
Publisher's chromolithographed pictorial wrappers
( 25 reviews )
Topics: Brothers and sisters, Orphans, Conduct of life, Education
California Digital Library
by Crane, Thomas, b. 1843?; Houghton, Ellen Elizabeth, 1853-1922
473,854
91
6
Osborne Coll.
( 6 reviews )
Topics: Poetry of places, France -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919; Denslow, W. W. (William Wallace), 1856-1915
53,887
56
2
Publisher's green and red illustrated cloth over boards; illustrated endpapers. Plate detached
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Wizards
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902
37,177
41
11
Publisher's peach wrappers, printed in red, blue, and black
( 11 reviews )
Topic: Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
24,474
26
2
Special Collections copy 1 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and black; upper board partially detached. Gift of Wilbur Jordan Smith. Printed and illustrated label, Paul Jordan Smith, on upper paste-down. 2 other printed labels on upper paste-down, indicating copy 1 is "second issue...with the frontispiece on verso of the half-title, and the first page of Contents printed on the verso of the leaf of Preface." Special Collections copy 2 = Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold...
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Twain, Mark, 1835-1910
23,386
10
0
Spec. Coll. copy 1: Green cloth over boards, blocked in gold and black, in case. Ex libris Olive Percival. Gift of Jo Swerling
Topics: Adventure and adventurers, Mississippi River -- Juvenile literature, Missouri -- Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896
15,610
36
3
Orange cloth over boards blocked in black, green and red
( 3 reviews )
Topic: Slavery -- United States
California Digital Library
by Lawson, Lizzie; Mack, Robert Ellice
15,355
45
5
Dust jacket; quarter green linen and green illustrated paper inscription dated Christmas, 1886
( 5 reviews )
California Digital Library
by Alcott, Louisa May, 1832-1888; Alcott, May, 1840-1879; Billings, Hammatt, 1818-1874; Andrew, John, 1815-1875
15,211
19
2
Blanck. Bib. of Amer. lit.
( 2 reviews )
Topics: Family, Young women -- Conduct of life
Publisher's tan printed wrappers
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Conduct of life
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rejón de Silva, Diego Antonio, 1740-1796; Trichet du Fresne, Raphael, 1611-1661; Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472. De pictura. Spanish
10,934
2
0
"Vida de Leon Bautista Alberti, por Rafael du Fresne": p. 183-196
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Alberti, Leon Battista, 1404-1472, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
California Digital Library
by Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Doyle, Richard, 1824-1883
10,920
24
1
Osborne Coll.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Giants, Giants
( 2 reviews )
California Digital Library
by Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924; Birch, Reginald Bathurst, 1856-1943
8,769
13
0
Osborne Coll.
Topics: Altruism, Conduct of life, Family, Grandparent and child
Orange stiff wrappers, with an engraved title label pasted on upper wrapper. Inscription: Joanna E. Dana ... Dedham, Massachusetts, 1828. Ex libris Marjorie Moon. Ex libris W.M. Stone. Purchase, Justin Schiller, 1997
( 3 reviews )
California Digital Library
by Isle, June
8,031
23
4
Brown cloth over boards, blocked in blind and black
( 4 reviews )
Topics: Christmas stories, Children -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Gilbert, John, Sir, 1817-1897; McConnell, William, 1833-1867; Tenniel, John, Sir, 1820-1914; Weir, Harrison, 1824-1906; Zwecker, Johann Baptist, 1814-1874
7,311
12
0
Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's songs
California Digital Library
by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875; Dulcken, H. W. (Henry William), 1832-1894; Bayes, Alfred Walter, 1832-1909; Dalziel, Edward, 1817-1905; Dalziel, George, 1815-1902; Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
7,240
18
1
Osborne Coll.
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Children's stories, Danish
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519; Rigaud, J. F. (John Francis), 1742-1810; Brown, John William
7,227
1
0
"The life of Leonardo da Vinci": p. [xiii]-lxxxviii
Topics: Leonardo, da Vinci, 1452-1519, Painting, Drawing, Perspective
Publisher's yellow wrappers, printed in red and blue; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topic: Chickens
Buff printed wrappers
Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
by Kronheim, Joseph Martin, 1810-1896
6,249
2
0
Publisher's printed lavender wrappers; upper wrapper printed in red, blue, and black; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
6,187
4
0
Publisher's printed yellow wrappers, printed in red and black; wood-engraved vignette on upper wrapper
Stewart, C.D. Taylors of Ongar
Topic: America -- Description and travel Juvenile literature
California Digital Library
by Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
5,994
2
0
Topics: Success, Conduct of life, Aphorisms and apothegms, Maxims, American
Publisher's buff printed wrappers. Laid in blue case with 1830 edition and with dealer's description
Topics: Children's poetry, Children -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864
5,854
17
0
Blue cloth over boards blocked in gold and blind
Topic: Building, Ice and snow
Special Collections copy 1: Blue illustrated wrappers
( 2 reviews )
Topic: Conduct of life
Publisher's chromolithographed wrappers; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Love, Values
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992, interviewee; Craver, Earlene, interviewer; Pacific Academy of Advanced Studies; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
5,445
1
0
Transcript of a 15.25-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program and the Pacific Academy of Advanced Studies
Topics: Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August), 1899-1992, Hayek, Friedrich A. von (Friedrich August),...
Spec. Coll. c. 1: Illustrations are hand-colored. Quarter green sheep; grey paper over boards. Inscription on paste-down endpaper: Charles John Buckdale. Given him by his mother - May 30th, 1826
Topics: Conduct of life, Moral education
California Digital Library
by James, T. H., Mrs
4,876
5
0
No. 16 in a collection of sixteen, in two slipcases. [Japanese fairy tale collection]
Topics: Beauty, Personal, Folklore -- Japan
Orange silk over boards. Ex libris Archer Taylor. Gift of Archer Taylor
Topic: Nursery rhymes
UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research
by Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901- interviewee; Nunis, Doyce Blackman, interviewer; University of California, Los Angeles. Oral History Program
4,831
0
0
Transcript of a nine-hour interview completed under the auspices of the UCLA Oral History Program
Topics: Kenny, Robert Walker, 1901-, Democratic Party (Calif.), United States. Congress. House. Committee...
Red cloth over boards blocked in blind and gold
Topics: Young women -- Conduct of life, Girls -- Conduct of life
Spec. Coll. copy lacking p. 1-2. Unbound
Topic: Cats
Yellow printed and illustrated wrappers and title: "Goose's melodies. Complete. With annotations. The only pure edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
California Digital Library
by Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878
4,443
0
0
Publisher's quarter red cloth and printed green paper over boards, printed in black and green; illustrated upper board; publisher's advertisement on lower board; edges sprinkled in red
Topic: Horses
NUC pre-1956
( 1 reviews )
Topic: Children's poetry
California Digital Library
by Clifford, W. K., Mrs., d. 1929; Campbell, Edith
4,376
2
0
Publisher's blue illustrated cloth blocked in black and gold. Purchase, Robert Temple. Gift of the Friends of CBC
Topics: Children's stories, English, Children's poetry, English
Osborne Coll.
Topic: Children's poetry
Topics: Food adulteration and inspection, Food, Lead Poisoning, Food Poisoning
Moon, M. Tabart
Topic: Fairy tales
California Digital Library
by Prideaux, William Francis, 1840-1914
4,055
2
0
Notes: [1]-14, followed by 3 pages facsimile of publisher's advertisements from 1791 edition
Topic: Nursery rhymes
Brown cloth over boards blocked in black and gold; marbled edges
Topics: Children's stories, Conduct of life
19 additional p. of plates included in pagination
Topics: Bible, Bible, Illumination of books and manuscripts, Rare books
Watermarks: "1804" on leaf [8], "TM" on leaf [15]
Topic: Children's poetry
Red printed wrappers; woodcut alphabet printed on inner wrappers
Topics: Animals, Alphabet
California Digital Library
by Perrault, Charles, 1628-1703
3,673
2
0
Unable to feed his seven sons, a poor woodcutter decides to leave them in the forest to die but Hop o' my Thumb, the youngest and smallest, finds a way to rescue his brothers, defeat an ogre, and gain a fortune
Topics: Filicide, Giants
Hand-colored frontispiece
Topics: Picture books for children, Conduct of life, Children's stories, Maxims
Rosenbach, A.S.W. Children's books
Topic: Young women -- Conduct of life
Young Research Library Department of Special Collections
by Burlingham, Cynthia, 1955-; Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts; University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
3,533
8
0
"This catalogue was published in conjunction with an exhibition held at UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, April 16 through June 29, 1997"--Verso t.p
Topics: Illustrated children's books, Illustrated children's books
Original wrappers wanting? Half mottled calf and marbled paper over boards; watermark on second flyleaf: 1913
Topics: Penmanship, Children -- Writing
Publisher's brown cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind. Flyleaf inscribed in pencil; dated Jan. 1st, 1862
Imperfect copy: p. 45-46 wanting
Topic: Girls -- Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by De Morgan, Mary; Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Swain, Joseph, 1820-1909
3,344
7
0
The necklace of Princess Fiorimonde -- The wanderings of Arasmon -- The heart of Princess Joan -- The pedlar's pack -- The bread of discontent -- The three clever kings -- The wise princess
Topic: Conduct of life
Tree calf over boards with printed red labels on spines
Topics: Conduct of life, Children's stories, English
California Digital Library
3,229
3
0
Wrappers wanting
Topic: Animals
Dutch floral paper over boards. In quarter green and gray linen case
Topics: Conduct of life, Education
Shaw & Shoemaker
Hugo, T, Bewick
Topic: Children's songs
Special Collections copy 1 = Green cloth over boards blocked in black, gold, and blind. Ex libris C.K. Odgen. Inscription in ink, dated Christmas 1877, on verso of frontispiece
Topics: Horses, Horses -- Legends and stories
Publisher's color illustrated wrappers
Topics: Animal welfare, Dogs, Kindness
California Digital Library
by Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
3,119
4
0
Publisher's violet sand-grain cloth over boards, blocked in gold and blind
Topic: Children's stories, Danish
Publisher's printed tan stiff wrappers; wood-engraved vignette on upper wrapper; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Arabs, Tales -- Arab countries, Fairy tales -- Arab countries
Tree calf over boards with printed red labels on spines
Topics: Conduct of life, Children's stories, English
Topic: Conduct of life
Weedon, M.J.P. Richard Johnson and the successors to John Newbery (The Library, 5th ser., v. 4, no. 1, June 1949, 25-63)
Topic: Greece -- History To 146 B.C
The story of Fortunio, the fortunate knight -- The story of perfect love -- The story of the Princess Rosetta -- The curious story of the white mouse -- The story of Princess Verenata -- The story of Florio and Florella
Topic: Conduct of life
Evans
Topics: Children -- Conduct of life, Epigrams
Publisher's yellow wrappers printed in black, red and green; publisher's advertisement on lower wrapper
Topics: Swine, Conduct of life
Evans
Topics: Children, Children -- Death Religious aspects Christianity, Christian biography, Christian life
Spec. Coll. copy 1 : Yellow illustrated wrappers; 2 wood-engravings each on upper ("Darton"/"man climbing ladder") and lower ("fox hunt"/"burning ship"). Ex libris Elvah Karshner and Olive Percival
Topics: Riddles, Zodiac
California Digital Library
by Victor, Metta Victoria Fuller, 1831-1885; Botstiber, Hugo; Osswald, Eugen
2,958
2
0
Blue cloth over boards; green paper onlays, printed in blue, on upper and lower boards and spine; vignettes on upper and lower boards; green edges
Topics: Diary fiction, Conduct of life
California Digital Library
by Crofts, John; Browne, Gordon, 1858-1932; Cooper, James Davis, 1823-1904
2,945
5
0
BLC
Topic: Children's stories